Oxfordshire re-use case study

3rd February 2015

Collaboration and flexibility forge re-use success.

Local authorities in Oxfordshire have partnered with a local charity  to deliver a combined bulky waste collection service.

Highlights
Partnership with Kathryn Turner Trust (KTT) a real success
Call centre referral system, re-use collection with KTT and Biffa collection contract
Trial diverted more than 1.4 tonnes of material from landfill in first six months

Setting up a partnership to deliver a re-use service can take many forms, but even a relatively modest collection service, across two authorities, with a small number of potential re-use partners, can find success. The approach taken by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse authorities in working with a local third sector re-use organisation, the Kathryn Turner Trust, is both adaptive and new to Oxfordshire.

 

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